• PEOPLE NAME: EAST INDIANS OF BARBADOS


PEID: 49229

ROP: 102818

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Indo-Caribbean

Language: Bajan - (bjs)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Barbados

Also found in: Argentina; Belize; Brazil; Chile; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Jamaica; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela

Population: 3,800

Global Population: 217,850


PEID: 49229

ROP: 102818

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The East Indians of Barbados, numbering 3,800, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Indo-Caribbean people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 217,850 in 13 countries. Their primary language is Bajan. The primary religion practiced by the East Indians is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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